FRENCH CINEMA – L’effet aquatique

L’effet aquatique by Solveig Anspach, Jean-Luc Gaget (83’) Samir falls madly in love with Agathe who is a lifeguard. To get closer to her, he decides to take swimming lessons. But the young woman quickly notices that he already knows how to swim and loses interest. As Agatha goes to Iceland to attend the International Congress of Lifeguards, Samir decides to follow her. ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »


Les contes de la nuit by Michel Ocelot (84′) “Tales of the Night” gives life to black silhouetted characters set off against exquisitely detailed backgrounds bursting with colour and kaleidoscopic patterns. The film weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale from Tibet, medieval Europe, an Aztec kingdom, the African plains, and even the Land of the Dead. In Ocelot’s storytelling, history blends with fairytale as viewers are whisked off to enchanted lands full of dragons, werewolves, captive princesses, sorcerers, and enormous ... Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Delacroix, Hokusai & Courbet

  La liberté guidant le peuple / Liberty leading the people by Delacroix (1830) La Vague / The Wave by Hokusai (1831) Un enterrement à Ornans / A Burial at Ornans by Courbet (1851) La liberté guidant le peuple commemorates the July Revolution of 1830, which toppled King Charles X of France. La Vague is one of the most recognizable works of Japanese art in the world and Un enterrement à Ornans marks a major turning point in 19th-century French art. Free entry In partnership ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Lettre d’amour zoulou

Lettre d’amour zoulou by Ramadan Suleman (105’) In Johannesburg, two years after the first democratic elections, the journalist Thandeka lives with the ghosts of the past in his country. One day, an old lady turns up at the newspaper office and asks Thandeka to find her daughter’s killers. The two women engage in a difficult investigation that will reveal the ongoing clutches of apartheid. ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »